On an increased selection in 16.5mic and finer of mainly best/good and good style types, and a reasonable selection of 17.0mic to 21.5mic the market saw rises of up to 30ac for 17.0mic to 18.5 mic and 70/80ac for 19.0mic to 21.5mic.
16.5mic and finer remained firm.

China types closed 20/30ac dearer for 17.0mic to 18.5 mic and 70/80ac dearer for 19.0mic to 21.5mic.

Merino skirtings closed 10/15ac dearer today for less than 4%vm in a very small offering. Poorer style and higher vm lots closed slightly cheaper for all descriptions.

Prems and lambs types in the 44-50HM range generally unchanged for very odd lot in the 16.5 to 18.5mic range today.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types –irregular

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good –firm
– poor types –plus 20ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – irregular
– poor types – irregular

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good style- plus 30ac
– poor types –plus 30/40ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best-good types – plus 40ac
– Poor style – plus 20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types -no selection
– best/good types – plus 20/30ac
– poor types – plus 10/20ac

18.5u – best types – firm
– best/good types- plus 30/40ac
– poor types – plus 20

19.0u – best/good types – plus 70ac
– poor types – plus 70/80ac

19.5u – best/good types – plus 70/80ac
– poor types – plus 70ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus 70/80ac
– Poorer types – plus 60ac 2470ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – plus 60/70ac
– Poorer types – plus 70ac

22.0u and broader – plus 20/30ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 10/15ac dearer in a very small selection
18.5u/19.5u – 10ac dearer

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – Buyers Favour
18.0u/18.5u – Unchanged
19.0u/20.5u – Unchanged

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 10/15ac cheaper
17.0/18.5u – 5/10ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 5/10ac cheaper

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – Unchanged
17.5 / 18.5u – Firm/Unchanged
19.0 / 20.0u – Firm/Unchanged

COMP. China/ Europe

M51

Total 10,271 bs
National Total 21,816 bs

Selling Wednesday/Thursday